Samsung UN65KS8000 vs Sony XBR-65X850
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Samsung UN65KS8000vsSony XBR-65X850

Samsung UN65KS8000

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Samsung UN65KS8000

$1,199.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 64.5" 4K television, with a reasonable price and very low running costs
97
Reviews
681 Reviews + 8 Awards
72
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$93 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
64.5" 4K No 45.72mm Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 64.5"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 45.72mm
Release Date Apr 2016
Sony XBR-65X850

82

Overall Score

82

Overall Score

Sony XBR-65X850

$1,108.49
Our Verdict:
The most economical 4K TV available, with a good price and great features
90
Reviews
2 Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Running Costs
$340 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent
64.5" 4K No 78mm Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 64.5"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 78mm
Release Date Apr 2015
Samsung UN65KS8000

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Samsung UN65KS8000

$1,199.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 64.5" 4K television, with a reasonable price and very low running costs
97
Reviews
681 Reviews + 8 Awards
72
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$93 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
64.5" 4K No 45.72mm Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 64.5"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 45.72mm
Release Date Apr 2016
Sony XBR-65X850

82

Overall Score

82

Overall Score

Sony XBR-65X850

$1,108.49
Our Verdict:
The most economical 4K TV available, with a good price and great features
90
Reviews
2 Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Running Costs
$340 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent
64.5" 4K No 78mm Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 64.5"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 78mm
Release Date Apr 2015

Top Prices

Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
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Samsung UN65KS8000 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model)
$3,500.00
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Tech For Less
Sony BRAVIA XBR-65X850E 65-inch 4K Ultra HD LED Smart TV - 3840 x 2160 - Motionflow XR 960 - HDR Processor X1 - Wi-Fi - HDMI
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$1,198.00
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Reasons For

Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
5 Reasons For
50% Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
The Samsung UN65KS8000 is a 240Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 120Hz faster than the Sony XBR-65X850 (120Hz).

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

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32.28mm Thinner
The Samsung UN65KS8000 is a 45.72mm thick TV, whereas the Sony XBR-65X850 is a 78mm thick TV (32.28mm thicker).

The thickness of a TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

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$258 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Samsung UN65KS8000 only costs $96 to run over five years whereas the Sony XBR-65X850 costs $355 to run (269% more).
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User Reviews Are a Lot Better
The average user review score of the Samsung UN65KS8000 is 95% based on 370 reviews, but the average rating of the Sony XBR-65X850 is 80% (based on 1 review).
Better Brand
Samsung TVs have an average rating of 91.5%, however Sony has an average rating of 68.9%.
5 Reasons For
3D
The Sony XBR-65X850 is 3D, but the Samsung UN65KS8000 is not 3D.

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

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Cheaper by $91
The Sony XBR-65X850 is $90.51 cheaper than the Samsung UN65KS8000.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
More Popular
The Sony XBR-65X850 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
Better Expert Reviews
The Sony XBR-65X850 has an average expert review score of 92% based on 1 review, whereas the Samsung UN65KS8000 has an average rating of 85% (based on 24 reviews).

Reasons Against

Size and Dimensions

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
9 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star benchmark.pl: Award Expert Reviews: Recommended flatpanelshd.com: Highly Recommended hardware.info: Ulitmate hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended Pocket Lint: Recommended Trusted Reviews: Recommended whatnext.pl: Recommended
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

The Sony XBR-65X850 has better expert reviews than the Samsung UN65KS8000. The average expert reviews score for the Sony XBR-65X850 is 92% based on 1 review, where as the average score for the Samsung UN65KS8000 is 85% based on 24 reviews.
Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
5 stars
6 reviews
4 stars
8 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Samsung UN65KS8000 has better user reviews than the Sony XBR-65X850. The average user reviews score for the Samsung UN65KS8000 is 95% based on 370 reviews, where as the average score for the Sony XBR-65X850 is 80% based on 1 review.
Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Best
5 stars
302 reviews
4 stars
54 reviews
3 stars
10 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
4 reviews
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Samsung has a better average brand rating than Sony. The average brand rating for Samsung is 91.48% based on 114,841 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Sony is 68.92% based on 4,983 reviews.
Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Samsung

91

91

Based on 114,841 reviews
Sony

69

69

Based on 4,983 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the Samsung UN65KS8000 than the Sony XBR-65X850 the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 81.1% recommend the product, based on a total of 396 reviews for the Samsung UN65KS8000 and 396 reviews for the Samsung UN65KS8000.

Date Released

Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
22 months old Best 34 months old

Key Features

3D

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Best
No
Yes

Thickness

The thickness of a TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

TV running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the TV and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving TVs.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Samsung UN65KS8000
Samsung
UN65KS8000
15 trees 0.57 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Sony XBR-65X850
Sony
XBR-65X850
54 trees 2.1 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Display Diagonal 64.5" 64.5"
HD Type
4K
 4K
4K
 4K
High Frequency Rate
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 240Hz
BEST
120Hz
Display Brightness
Horizontal Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Video Mode
2160p 1080i
1080p 720p
480i 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
2160p 1080i
1080p 720p
480i 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
Display Technology
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Vertical Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
 
 
 
Audio Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Subwoofer RMS Power 20W Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 20W 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Sound Modes
Standard Music
Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
Standard Music
Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Video App
Netflix
 Netflix
Netflix
 Netflix
 
 
 
Power Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Power Consumption (typical) 70W 261W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption 220W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
TV Tuner Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Processor Cores 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Content Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Remote Control Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC
 
 
 
Management Features Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Number of OSD Languages 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Thickness 45.72mm
BEST
78mm
Weight 23.5kg
BEST
24.1kg
Weight With Stand 24kg
BEST
25.5kg
Depth (with Stand) 296.4mm 265mm
BEST
Height (with Stand) 909.3mm 892mm
Width (with Stand) 1,445.2mm
BEST
1,452.88mm
Height 835.6mm 844mm
Width 1,445.2mm 1,452.88mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 2
BEST
1
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port 3 3
HDMI Port 4 4
Audio (L,R) Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Packaging Data Samsung UN65KS8000 Sony XBR-65X850
Package Weight 30.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height 947.4mm 943mm
BEST
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 224mm
Package Width 1,564.6mm 1,553mm
BEST

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